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  1. J

    what electrical grade am i? (did not know where to post sorry)

    So i am currently employed by a JIB company. On my contract they offered me a position as a stage 2 electrical trainee. I have been working in the industry for 5 years now with varied experience. 2 years at a Testing and inspection company, 2 years with a company that predominantly done Housing...
  2. L

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) ECS application says grade is unsupported eventhough I have my certs?

    Hi. I'm trying to apply for an Electrical Labourer's card using my Level 3 2365 Electrical Installations (Buildings & Structures) certificate from City and Gills. I have passed the ECS health safety and environment assessment, but MyECS is still saying I am under-qualified for this grade. Am I...
  3. N

    Grade D fire detection system annual certs?

    HMO property wants an annual periodic inspection cert for a grade D mains linked smoke alarm system. Far as I'm aware only installation and commisioning grade D fire detection system certs exists, and it's not actually recommended to give out annual periodics for these grade D smokes? Wiring...
  4. V

    Grade a ld1 commissioning certificates

    Hi all I'm after some advice regarding a fire alarm system we have recently fitted. The system is in a 4 storey building containing 7 flats from a single communal stair way. Each flat has an internal system with domestic type smokes and heats in every room apart from bathrooms .. plus an...
  5. R

    Electrician Fitter for Grade A, LD2 fire alarm system - North London N19

    Dear all I require a fully qualified electrician to fit a Grade A, LD2 fire alarm system in a 2 storey communal area. I can send plans and layouts of preciseley whats required so an accurate quote can be given. I would prefer individal electricains as we are a proffessional landlord and have...
  6. R

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) New JIB grade 'Registered Electrician'

    What do you all make of the new JIB grade that they are to introduce with the new 18th edition? 'ECS registered electrician' is what they are calling it apparently to replace gold card? Have I heard this correctly? What are your thoughts?
  7. T

    fire systems

    hi all, just wondering as it's quite confusing as to what fore system (grade) are required for each property. now .... we know that in domestic properties they require grade D in the hall ways and landing, all interlinked with battery back up. now what about in a house turned in to two...
  8. V

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB / ECS Card

    Hey all, i am going to apply for my ECS gold card but I'm a little unsure who exactly can sign section 9 as my sponsor. Does my sponsor have to be JIB registered? Also as they are not JIB registered can they sign section 5 JIB grading system. Thanks
  9. sajeel

    Smoke alarm

    Could someone please clarify regs on some alarm and carbon monoxide on hmo properties ? I have heard each room requires a smoke and co2 ? Also what is regs on using wifi inter link ?
  10. S

    CCTV/Intruder alarms.

    Hi all. Considering going into CCTV/Intruder alarms. (All looks good on the CV). I've had experience installing both types in the past for friends/family etc. I can't find any C&G quallies relating to it. Are there any industry standard quallies i need to be able to advertise as an installer...
  11. A

    HMO Smoke alarms?

    Hello Everyone A landlord recently asked me if I could carry out smoke alarm testing. When I asked her to go into more detail she just said the smoke alarms needed testing in one of her 'HMO' Properties (House in multiple occupation). This was all I could get out of her. When I went to take a...
  12. Q

    cat6 to outbuilding

    I'm pricing a job whereby the client wants wired internet to a remote office about 40mtrs from the house. I'll be running external grade cat6 to the office through the garden. Question is do I need to install a joint box at the house and run standard cat6 from there to the router or can I take...
  13. K


    Hi all with fire alarms you get l1to l5 and p1-p2 -m What is the difference niceic state ABC ?
  14. simpson93

    replacemant for old fuse?

    hi guys was have had a problem been fault finding on a circuit, long story short. would anyone know if i would be able to find a 16/20amo replacement for this. thanks. - - - Updated - - - preferably one without asbestos in ^^
  15. A

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB ECS card grade.. question

    Hi people i got into the electrical game a little late compared to some people.. i completed my C&G 2330 level 2 & 3 ... and got myself a JIB ECS card but i had no previous experience so i got a laborer graded card.. i have now got myself 17th edition and a year and a half experience in the...
  16. B

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB card question

    Hi guys 1st post- just looking for abit of advice. I have 2351 City and guilds Electrical Installation, 2391 Test and inspection and 17 edition. Iv been working as a Electrician for 12 years, but alot of jobs are now asking for a JIB card. Iv looked at the requirements but am unsure on what...
  17. M

    Australian A grade

    After abit of advice guys. I'm in australia on a working holiday visa working as mate for a big company on a new prison but ideally need to get my A grade license. I am time served with full apprenticeship. NVQ 3 am2 etc etc. but only seems to be one route of getting the a grade. Paying $3000...
  18. D

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB grading

    Hiya all im sorry for posting this as i know its been done to death.... but could somebody shed some light onto what i may be graded as ? ( JIB) Quals are - City and guilds 2330 - lvl2 City and guilds 2330-lvl3 C&G 2382 - 17TH edition regs C&G 2391-10 - Inspection and testing NAPIT fully...
  19. Y

    Buildings not requiring EPCs

    Effective yesterday (9/1/13) DCLG (Dept for Communities and Local Government), officially exempted a range of buildings from needing an EPC: Not sure if I can post a link - search for: "A guide to energy performance certificates for the construction, sale and let of dwellings", relevant bit is...
  20. R

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB help

    I have got 17th edition, NVQ 3, 2360 part 1 and failed 1 exam on part 2, never had chance to retake which I regret! But from this can I apply for a JIB card and if so what grade will I get? Been a spark for 9 years never had the need to get a JIB until now all ways had a CSCS. Thanks
  21. P

    Help!! Irish self employed Sparks Thinking of moving to London..

    Hi Guys, Hope ye can give me some advice and help here. Im a self employed sparks in Ireland and iv been out on my own for about 4years now but getting nowhere so i was thinking of moving to London in November but i need all the help i can get from ye as i dont know where to start. I see ye...
  22. H

    Quizzed scheme assessor

    I had my annual assessment last month and confronted the local assessor regarding a short course non qualified, non competent chancer that is doing the rounds in my area. This bloke carries the same badge as me on his van. Customers can't differentiate between me and him because of this. I...
  23. I

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB gradings changed again - but before you get too excited, pay is not changed.

    Right as you probably know all the JIB titles have changed, again. Part of me likes the masses of definitions, but my question relates to what do they mean? One in particular. Provisional electrician. Can a provisional spark work on site unsupervised, or does he need to be watched like a...
  24. D

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB grading

    hi guys could someone help with identifying what JIB grade i would be able to get with my current qualification as everyone seems to have different opinions on the matter, i currently hold....... 17th eddition 2391 NVQ L3 2330 L2 & L3 just been layed off so need the card instead of paying for...
  25. D

    Getting my irish trade recognised in the Uk

    I've recently a 4 year electrical apprenticeship and and contemplating heading over to the uk in search of work. A lot of the jobs I have seen advertised state that the employee needs to be JIB approved. Can I automatically get my Irish qualification recognised over there or do I have to do...
  26. R

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) Ecs & jib

    HI...ive completed my level 3 2330 and the 17th edition. doing my 2391 in september.does anybody know if i was to apply for a jib card now. what grade would i get? ive been doing electrical work for 5 years now. thanks for your help.
  27. E

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) how will the JIB grade me?

    heres the list of quals i have: · City&Guilds 2391-10 Inspection, Testing and Certification of Electrical Installations · City&Guilds 2382-10 17th Edition Wiring Regulations · City&Guilds 2377-11 Management of Electrical Equipment Maintenance...
  28. S

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB graded me as labourer!

    Just been graded as a labourer. Iv got all parts of 16th edition up to level 3 and have AM1. I sent all my certificates and proof what i have achieved. Iv studied 3 years full time at college and didnt do my NVQ3 because i was not a day release scheme. Will i have to do 17th edition to gain...
  29. K

    Fire detection and alarm query

    Hi, I have been asked to advise on fire detection and alarm requirements for the following: The property has 5 levels including a basement (4 storey house?), no storey floor area is greater than 200m2 though. It is being re-decorated and perhaps some minor structural changes made (is this...
  30. S

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB grading

    Dose anyone know if the jib will grade me without the 2330 level 3. I have c&g 2330 level 2, 17th edition i am doing the c&g 2391 in September and i am also going to do the nvq 3 would this be enough for the jib to grade me as a electrician
  31. P

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) ECS and JIB card

    This has confused the hell out of me. Tell me if this is correct, you cant get a JIB card without a ECS card, and you cant get an ECS card unless your working? Or am i missing the point? Im 26 and just completed the level 2 2330 so does that mean im a electrical improver?
  32. T

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) JIB Grading

    HI There, I am in the process of applying for a grading from the JIB. The JIB are willing to provide me with a Technician Status providing my employer is willing to recommend me for this grade. Should I be looking for another job in the next twelve months would a JIB Technician grade be of...
  33. P

    JIB Electrotechnical Certification Scheme (ECS) jib help

    im a qualified electrician with c and g 2360 part1 and 2and 17th edition,never done my am1,am2 been a spark for the last 13 years,and the company superviser for 7 years.i carry out the inspecting and testing for the company i have been assesed by the eca and nic eic no they have no proplems with...
  34. B

    Down grading Cooker fuse

    Hi All I have someone who has been convinced to down grade the fuse for his cooker as the Gas man convinced him it was a good idea. the set up is the cooker is 2500watts and has a 45 amp switch with a single socket, and these are on a 32 amp MCB. he plugs his kettle into the socket...
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